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UK | Greenpeace escapes prosecution for dropping boulders to disrupt trawling in MPA

Greenpeace has been cleared of environmental breaches after dropping boulders on the seabed in a celebrity-backed operation to protect marine life, with a judge saying prosecution was not in the public interest.


The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) started proceedings against the campaign group – and its chief executive, John Sauven – after it put in place anti-trawling measures in the English Channel.


https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/greenpeace-one-celebrities-english-newcastle-crown-court-b2009179.html

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